Jazz music was the musical phenomenon that combined American, African, and Indian music and heritage. Developed in the American Continent, it spread around the world. It became evident that such a rich form of music was able to touch a great number of music lovers and scholars at an international level. It is a musical art with its own language, rhythms, harmony, which excelled in its creative improvisation. Our students will become knowledgeable with the masters of such art including composers, performers, and schools.
Prior to admission, applicants will be subject to a practical evaluation, which covers instrument, voice, and musical background.
To receive the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music, a student must complete a total of 99 credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3/4.0 in all Core and Major Courses. Any major course with a grade of less than “C” must be repeated. The 99 credits necessary for graduation are divided as follows: